A republic nation is defined as “a state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by representatives chosen directly or indirectly by them.” India marks January 26 as its Republic Day every year. In 2022, the country is celebrating its 73rd Republic Day. However, after seven decades India gradually is on the verge of becoming an ethnocracy. Under the Narendra Modi led BJP government the country is normalizing the notion of Hindu Rashtra; indirect majoritarian governance.
Nasir Pasha, General Secretary, Popular Front Karnataka has demanded immediate stringent actions against the leaders of the Sangh Parivar in the case of the murder of a Muslim Boy Sameer Shahpur in Naragunda of Gadag district, Karnataka.
Hijab or the veil is currently one of the most controversial issues in India. In Udupi's Government PU College, 6 Muslim girls students have been denied entry into classrooms and made to sit outside because they were wearing headscarves (Hijab). The students had also complained that they were not allowed to communicate in Urdu, Arabic or the native Beary language.
Mufti Qazi Jahangir Alam Qasmi (52) and Molana Mohammad Umar Gautam (57) from New Delhi were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police’s Anti-Terror Squad (ATS), in June 2021, on the charges of mass conversion of people into Islam through inducements such as marriage, job and money and mental pressure.